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Archives: January, 2011

Egypt's Past at Risk - Theft of antiquities so far (map)

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An image of theft that has been reported to have taken place so far.

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The Current Situation in Egypt

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With a plethora of information and rumors coming out of Egypt during this tumultuous time, a compilation of current information is presented.

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Map of Areas of Looting in Egyptian Museum (pic)

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Egyptian Museum Looted, Egyptians form Human Chain to Prevent Further Damage

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It appears that the Egyptian Museum has been looted. There has been no word on the extent as yet but rumors of 2 mummies having their heads ripped off is circulating.

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Egypt Protests

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The Egyptian people have been protesting the Mubarak Regime for four straight days - primarily in Suez, Alexandria and Cairo. Amongst this pressure President Mubarak has called for the government's resignation Friday, trying to create a half-measure and appease the protestors. However...

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SACE Ancient Worlds Summer School 2011

The School of Archaeology, Classics & Egyptology at the University of Liverpool has announced the programme for its Ancient Worlds Summer School 2011. This year they are offering both language and non-language pathways through a two-week summer school covering many aspects of the ancient world.

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The Amara West Excavation Project - An Interview with Dr. Neal Spencer

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Dr. Neal Spencer, Director of the Amara West Excavation Project and an Assistant Keeper of the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, British Museum, sits down with AEO to tell our readers about recent events and developments with his latest excavation project.

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Six Missing Fragments from a 3,400 year old double statue of King Amenhetep III and Queen Tiye discovered on Luxor's West Bank

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'Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science' to open at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in the end of January 2011

Starting on the 29th of January and running through end of April 2011, this exhibit based in Portland will draw artifacts from the Brooklyn Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Built in part by the Science Museum in Minnesota, it will feature not only the mummy named 'Annie', but also provide insight into ancient Egyptian culture based on four main content areas.

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